Audition

FOOTLOOSE

Director – Debi Marcucci

Choreographer – Kassie Meiller

Music Director – Evan Ferrar

Stage Manager – Kathleen Wilkinson

 

Audition Dates – Tues. May 7th and Wed. May 8th at 7pm, Callbacks Thurs. May 9th at 7pm.

No appointment necessary.

 

Location: Lake Worth Playhouse, 713 Lake Avenue Lake Worth, FL 33460

 

Performance Schedule: July 11th – 28th, 2019

Rehearsal Schedule: Rehearsals will begin a week after auditions and will take place on weeknights from 6:30 to 10pm. Weekend rehearsals may be added.

 

Audition Requirements: Please prepare 16 bars of a Broadway song in the style of the show. An accompanist will be provided for you – please provide sheet music. In addition, smartphones and digital devices with an accompaniment track are accepted provided it is cued correctly prior to your audition. No Accapella auditions. Some actors may be asked to read from the script.

Available Roles:

 

Ren McCormick (17 -25) -Fun loving young man who seems to attract trouble. Struggles with his dad’s departure and copes with his new surroundings. Outgoing, charming. Strong dancer

Ariel Moore (17-25) Feisty daughter of Reverend Moore. Acts out against her father to get attention.Interested in Ren. Strong Dancer

Reverend Shaw Moore (40 -60). Spiritual leader and civic influence. Heartbroken-covers it with piety. Has a hard time communicating with Ariel, but still loves her, he just can’t express it.

Vi Moore (40- 60). Rev. Moore’s wife. Supportive of her husband, but has her

own opinions. Strong- willed, but kind.

Ethel McCormick (40- 60). Ren’s mom. Has to be strong for Ren- her own emotions

show through occasionally.

Willard Hewitt (17-25) Ren’s best friend. Big guy, muscular short temper, loves his mama. Loyal and ready to defend anyone’s honor. Shy around girls.

Rusty (17 -25) Fun loving girl. Trying to get Willard’s attention.

Chuck Cranston (17-25) Ariel’s boyfriend. Rough, demanding and jealous

Urleen (17-25) Ariel’s friend. Book smart and supportive.

Wendy Jo (17-25) Ariel’s friend. Street smart and supportive.

Lyle (17-25) Chuck’s friend. Rough and tumble

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Travis (17-25) Chuck’s friend. Rough and tumble.

Garvin (17-25) Willard’s friend. Crass, but fun-loving

Jeter (17-25) Willard’s friend. Crass, but fun-loving.

Bickle (17-25) Willard’s friend. Crass, but fun-loving.

Wes Warnicker  (40-60) Ethel’s brother-in-law. Tough and authoritative.

Lulu Warnicker (40 -60) Ethel’s sister. A gossip.

Coach Roger Dunbar – High school coach. Rev. Moore loyalist

Principal Harry Clark –  High school principal. Rev Moore loyalist

Betty Blast – No- nonsense owner of the Burger Blast.

Cowboy Bob – Cowboy hat, boots and an attitude. Thinks of himself as the only “real man” in the room.

Country Fiddler – A few lines, not required to sing or dance.

Ensemble Dancers – Several big dance numbers in show – any combination of the following skills are a plus:acrobatics, gymnastics, break-dancing, line-dancing, leaps, splits.

Contact Artistic Director Daniel Eilola at daniel@lakeworthplayhouse.org with any questions or for additional info.

SISTER ACT

Audition Dates: TBA

Production Dates: October 3rd – 20th 2019

Music by Alan Menken

Book by Cheri & Bill Steinkellner

Sister Act is the feel-good musical comedy smash based on the hit 1992 film that has audiences jumping to their feet! Featuring original music by Tony- and eight-time Oscar winner, Alan Menken (Newsies, Beauty and the Beast, Little Shop of Horrors), this uplifting musical was nominated for five Tony Awards, including Best Musical.

When disco diva, Deloris Van Cartier, witnesses a murder, she is put in protective custody in the one place the cops are sure she won’t be a found: a convent! Disguised as a nun, she finds herself at odds with both the rigid lifestyle and uptight Mother Superior. Using her unique disco moves and singing talent to inspire the choir, Deloris breathes new life into the church and community but, in doing so, blows her cover. Soon, the gang is giving chase, only to find them up against Deloris and the power of her newly found sisterhood.

Filled with powerful gospel music, outrageous dancing and a truly moving story, Sister Act will leave audiences breathless.. A sparkling tribute to the universal power of friendship, Sister Act is reason to REJOICE!

INSPECTING CAROL

Audition Dates: TBA

Production Dates: November 14th – December 1st 2019

A Christmas Carol meets The Government Inspector meets Noises Off in this hilarious hit from Seattle. A man who asks to audition at a small theater is mistaken for an informer for the National Endowment for the Arts. Everyone caters to the bewildered wannabe actor, and he is given a role in the current production, A Christmas Carol. Everything goes wrong and hilarity is piled upon hilarity.

GYPSY

Audition Dates: TBA

Production Dates: January 16th – February 2nd 2020

Book by Arthur Laurents

Music by Jule Styne

Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim

Regarded by many theater professionals as the greatest musical ever created, GYPSY is the ultimate tale of an ambitious stage mother fighting for her daughters’ success… while secretly yearning for her own. Set all across America in the 1920’s, when vaudeville was dying and burlesque was born, Arthur Laurents’ landmark show explores the world of two-bit show business with brass, humor, heart, and sophistication. The celebrated score by Jule Styne and Stephen Sondheim boasts one glorious hit after another, including: “Let Me Entertain You,” “Some People,” “You’ll Never Get Away from Me,” “If Momma Was Married,” “All I Need Is the Girl,” “Everything’s Coming Up Roses,” “You Gotta Get A Gimmick,” “Small World,” and “Together Wherever We Go.”

WITNESS FOR THE PROSECUTION

Audition Dates: TBA

Production Dates: February 27th – March 15th 2020

Leonard Vole stands accused of murdering a rich widow. The stakes are high with shocking witness testimony, impassioned outbursts from the dock and a young man’s fight to escape the hangman’s noose. Generally regarded as one of Christie’s most accomplished plays, this suspenseful thriller keeps audiences guessing until the very end.

MATILDA

Audition Dates: TBA

Production Dates: April 9th – 26th 2020

Book by Dennis Kelly
Music & Lyrics by Tim Minchin

Inspired by the twisted genius of Roald Dahl, the Tony Award-winning Roald Dahl’s Matilda The Musical is the captivating masterpiece from the Royal Shakespeare Company that revels in the anarchy of childhood, the power of imagination and the inspiring story of a girl who dreams of a better life. With book by Dennis Kelly and original songs by Tim Minchin, Matilda has won 47 international awards and continues to thrill sold-out audiences of all ages around the world. Packed with high-energy dance numbers, catchy songs and an unforgettable star turn for a young actress, Matilda is a joyous girl power romp. Children and adults alike will be thrilled and delighted by the story of the special little girl with an extraordinary imagination.

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